Place:


Saundersfoot  Pembrokeshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Saundersfoot like this:

Saundersfoot, seaport vil. with ry. sta., Pembrokeshire, 2½ miles NE. of Tenby, on Saundersfoot Bay; P.O., T.O. Saundersfoot has a commodious harbour for coal vessels, and is connected with the collieries by tram roads. Coal and iron are exported. A few lodging-houses have been built, and the place affords excellent facilities for sea-bathing. Saundersfoot Bay is an inlet of the sea on W. side of Carmarthen Bay; is 3 miles wide at entrance, and penetrates 1½ mile.

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Saundersfoot through time

Saundersfoot is now part of Pembrokeshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Pembrokeshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Saundersfoot itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Saundersfoot in Pembrokeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25304

Date accessed: 13th November 2019


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